Ricky met with the band's original line-up members that wrote and recorded the band's first, official demo entitled "Raped Law".
That demo CDR was released in a small quantity on October 31st 2004 and remains the first output under the banner "REZET".
The black and white photo shows the only gig that line-up performed shortly after (in Lottorf, Northern Germany).
REZET wishes "Happy Holidays and remember your roots!"
Album #4 completely recorded!
That's right, Rezetbangers!
The band just finished all recordings for their upcoming, fourth studio album.
Legendary Chameleon Studios Hamburg were entered in the middle of September, once again with producer Eike O. Freese (Deep Purple, Alice Cooper, Eisbrecher, a.m.m.) to lay down the follow-up to REZET's latest release, the EP "You Asked For It..."
The band states on their official Facebook:
"We had a great time producing the album and are more than satisfied with the killer tracks that came up by all of us. Shoutous to Eike, engineer Denny and our FOH sound guy Kalli for making it possible to record the best takes we ever played!
This record will be a feast for all Headbangers and we're looking forward to present you the first music soon!"
Stay tuned on all Rezet social media sites and here, as well, concerning news about the new record!
New album's recordings finished soon!
REZET are about to finalize the recordings for their upcoming, fourth studio album.
The record is meant to be released in early 2019. Watch Lead guitarist Heiko performing some tasty licks in the meanwhile, down below!
Recording acoustic guitars for Album #4!
Rhythm guitars and bass recordings done!
REZET just finished the Rhythm guitar and bass recording sessions for their upcoming, fourth studio album!
The new full length is supposed to be released in early 2019. Check out the band's social media pages and stay tuned here at the official homepage as well, to get more insights and updates concerning the new album!
Thank you, "Hamburg Metal Dayz"!
"Thrash Their Hate" / Wacken-recap - Video online!
Recording Album #4 has officially begun!
REZET have just entered "Chameleon Studios" with Star producer Eike Freese (Deep Purple, Alice Cooper a.m.m.) once again, to start the recordings for the band's fourth full length studio album.
The record's release is scheduled for an earlier 2019 release. Stay tuned for all insights of the recording process: videos, diaries, photos and more!
"Friendly Fire" live at FMC online!
Watch a hot new live clip from the recently played show at the "Full Metal Cruise" Theater stage (September 6th)!
REZET performing "Friendly Fire" from the band's latest studio output entitled "You Asked For It", now uploaded at the official REZET Facebook:
Thank you, "Full Metal Cruise"!
REZET want to say "thank you" to everyone involved at the 7th "Full Metal Cruise"!
For photos and videos taken during the sea trip, visit REZET's social media pages which can be found on top of this page.
If you have shot any fan footage, feel free to share it with us so we can release it to all Rezetbangers out there! Just write a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or send a message directly to the band via Facebook!
"Full Metal Cruise" next week!
REZET will go on board in exactly 7 days, to perform two shows on the-one-and-only Metal ship out there: the "Full Metal Cruise!"
The first show will take place at the "Schau Bar" stage - Wednesday, September 5th at 21:00 CET - while the second one will be performed at the main "Pool stage" - Thursday, September 6th at 12:15 CET.
Besides performing two shows on deck, Ricky Wagner will also give several guitar clinics that shouldn't be missed by anyone on board!
Set sails and see you soon, Rezetbangers!
REZET to collaborate with "Inklusion muss laut sein!"
REZET is going to collaborate with "Inklusion muss laut sein!" from now on.
The band released this announcement today at the official Facebook site:
"We'd been invited by the wonderful people of Inklusion muss laut sein (“Inclusion must roar”) recently.
To get an insight of their work for people with special needs who also want to experience music events, such as festivals, concerts and more, was truly great!
Shoutouts to Ron and the crew, we're now working on a supporters club that's also featured on their facebook site.
For more info, hit us up!"
Album No 4. - Demo listening session!
REZET entered legendary "Chameleon Studios" in Hamburg, the place where the band also produced their latest effort "You Asked For It", to discuss final arrangements for the band's upcoming, fourth studio album.
Producer of choice is Eike Freese once again (Happy birthday by the way!), who will record, mix and master the band's new album in late September/October of this year.
Stay tuned for upcoming news!
W:O:A: Photo album online!
check out a brand new photo album that's been uploaded at the band's official Facebook!
Watch an interview Ricky had with "Total Rock" from England.
The interview was held on Thursday, August 2nd, one day after REZET played their highly praised show at the infamous "Wacken Open Air".
Thank you, "WACKEN OPEN AIR"!
REZET welcome Heiko Musolf on Lead Guitars!
Germany’s Thrash hopefuls REZET happily announce Heiko Musolf to be the band’s new Lead Guitar player.
Musolf, who resides in Berlin, Germany, replaces Lucas Grümmert, who had to leave the band earlier this year.
Says Ricky Wagner, singer and band founder of REZET: “We coincidentally ran into Heiko, who helped out with our buddies in Space Chaser, when we shared the stage with them”. And adds "His guitar playing and impressive stage performance instantly blew us away, thus we started talking about the vacancy”.
Heiko Musolf is thrilled to open “a new chapter in my musical career” – his first live appearance with REZET will be at Wacken Open Air on August 1st. In September, the band will be hitting the studio with top notch producer Eike Freese to record the band’s long awaited and seminal new studio album, which tentatively is scheduled for an earlier 2019 release!
REZET finalizing Demos for new Album!
REZET are currently finalizing songs for their upcoming, fourth studio album.
The actual record is meant to be recorded in September and October of this year, once again with producer Eike Freese (Deep Purple, Alice Cooper, Helloween, Eisbrecher a.m.m.), who also produced REZET's latest studio effort "You Asked For It" in the summer of 2017.
Stay tuned for more insights of Album #4, here or at the bands social media pages (links on top of this page).
REZET announced for "Full Metal Cruise VII"!
REZET will go on deck from September 5th to September 7th of this year!
Sharing the stage with acts like ROSE TATTOO, EISBRECHER, ULI JON ROTH, PRONG and many more.
Check out the official "Cruise" Homepage for more info and booking your cabin...
About the "FMC":
"The Cruise sets sail for England and Scotland, starts at Bremerhaven and heads to Invergordon in Scotland first. Afterwards to Tyne in England, before returning to Bremerhaven.
2nd– 7th of September 2018
You will experience five exciting days and nights on your journey with the Mein Schiff 3. Bands will be rocking on different stages on board. During the shore leaves, you can join the land excursions. While at sea, a lot is happening on board, e.g. Metal karaoke, comedy shows, workshops for musicians, allstar jam sessions, Meet & Greets, signing sessions, movie nights etc.
Of course the ship also invites you to enjoy your stay with bars, pool deck, restaurants… Especially interesting for the fans: The Full Metal Cruise includes all meals in most restaurants.
In addition Full Metal Drinks is part of the package: outside meal times and in all bars and lounges metal fans can enjoy beer, soft drinks, coffee, tea, alcohol-free cocktails and a variety of wines for free. After 6pm a big selection of spirits, cocktails and long drinks are also free.
Join the Cruise, Metalheads!"
2018: the second round!
Ricky and Bjarne have something to say about the first half of this year, as well as plans for the upcoming one...
Happy Birthday, Bastian "attt" Santen!
REZET is looking for a new guitar player!
REZET is looking for new guitar player!
German Thrash Metal band REZET is currently in search of a new axeman to take over Lucas Grümmert's slot on Lead Guitar!
A new album is to be recorded soon and lots of live activities on the map, too.
If you think you're dedicated enough to take this step in your musical career, send a mail including a short bio of yours, videos (home made or stage footage) and some Audio files of your playing to:
Thanks again to our good friend Jan-Erik Fischer, who did a great fill-in job from March to May of this year!
Feel free to share this and tell your Metal friends...
REZET + Ricky Wagner Guitar Workshop at "Metal Dayz 2018"!
This year's "Hamburg Metal Dayz" will not only bring REZET for another speed-riffing show, but also REZET-frontman Ricky Wagner for one of his exclusive Guitar clinics!
Ricky will talk and teach about his musical career, the band, music theories and much more. For beginners and pros, don't miss this!
Both show and workshop are dated on the festival's opening day: September 21st.
Be there in time on Friday, September 21st, because REZET will open the main stage around 16:00 CET already!
Hamburg and RD-Rock Festival this week end!
REZET will headline this year's edition of the official "With Full Force" Warm-up @ LOGO in Hamburg, Northern Germany.
Support acts are local scene heroes "Taste Of Greed" and "Pure Tonic" and all visitors have the chance to win exclusive "WFF"-Merch and tickets at the show!
Purchase your tickets for Friday HERE!
Saturday will bring the band to one of Northern Germany's cult festivals: the "RD-Rock" is going to celebrate its big revival after the last edition in 2013...
The organizers came up with a very cool underground concept for this year that will feature lots of great acts from the North of Germany and more!
Tickets are almost sold out, so get one of the last one's NOW!
Catch the band at the following live dates (more coming soon...)
May 25th - Hamburg (GER) @ "Logo"
May 26th - RD-Rock Festival (GER)
August 1st - Wacken Open Air (GER)
September 21st - Hamburg Metal Dayz (GER)
China Tour - Movie online!
Watch a short film about REZET's 10 days all over China this April!
The clip contains footage on stage, off stage, behind the stage, with the fans and much more, enjoy...
Thank you, Leeuwarden, Holland!
Metal Dayz 2018!
REZET will be performing at this year's "Metal Dayz" at the Markthalle in Hamburg, Northern Germany!
Check out the festival's social medias for more info and purchase your limited tickets now!
Thank you, China!
REZET are back on German ground and want to say a big 謝謝 ("Thank you!") to all Chinese Rezetbangers and promoters the past 10 days!
It won't take long until the band will tour China again... for now the writing process of a new album is main priority as well as preparing for more European shows (check out the "Tour"-section!)
Jincheng and Yuci thrashed!
A big "thank you!" from the band to all fans showing up the past shows, namely Jincheng and Yuci!
REZET's first ever China tour remains a success and there are two more shows on the list: Taiyuan tonight and Laishui tomorrow!
Check out a live report of REZET's show in Jincheng a couple of days ago @ the official Facebook site...
Thank you, Baoding and Xingtai!
China Tour has begun!
The band just started gigging Chinese ground while you read these lines!
REZET are going to perform six shows all over the country the next 8 days and are out for blood and taking no prisoners!
Note: most common social media pages are banned in China, so you will get lots of impressions online after the band is back in Germany... management and booking take care to feed you with Tour footage on Facebook as much as possible!
Photo: before the first show in Baoding.
REZET-Tech to fill in during China Tour dates!
REZET-roadie and tech "Götz Mandelkow" (Domain Of Decay) will replace Bastian Santen on drums during the band's upcoming tour in China, starting this Friday!
A statement at the official REZET facebook says:
"We're sorry to tell you that our very own Bastian "attt" Santen won't make it to China because of personal reasons.
We still want to make the tour happen and trained our roadie and Backliner Goetz Mandelkow (photo), who's also a very talented guy behind the drum kit, to play all China tour shows with us, starting this Friday in Beijing!
Thank you all for your support and understanding, we'll keep you posted for insights of our first ever Asian trip as much as we can!"
Thank you, Flensburg!
Thanks to everybody coming out and thrashing the "Roxy" in Flensburg (GER) past Saturday!
Extra special thanks go out to support acts and REZET-buddies in "Space Chaser" and "Warchild", as well as Thore Christensen for the organization and party!
Happy Birthday, Bjarne Otto!
China tour starts in one week!
REZET's first ever appereance in China will begin in exactly one week in Beijing at the infamous "Thrash China Festival" including fellow country men and scene heroes DESTRUCTION!
Show the Chinese how to thrash, boys!
REZET to play Flensburg this Saturday!
REZET's next show will take place at the "Roxy" in Flensburg, Northern Germany, this Saturday!
They will be supported by their mates and skate-metal-punks "Space Chaser" once again, after a very succesful show in Husum (GER) last month.
REZET's first ever appereance in China will begin in exactly two weeks in Beijing at "Thrash China Festival", headlined by German Thrash titans and REZET-buddies in DESTRUCTION!
The tour will lead REZET to eight shows all over the country and marks another milestone in the band's career...
Check out the video trailer down below to see all tour dates at one glance:
Next show in Flensburg!
Thanks to all Rezetbangers who came to the last show in Husum (GER) past Saturday!
A special "Thank you!" goes out from REZET's current session guitarist Jan-Erik Fischer, who had his debut in Husum. You made him feel very welcome!
The next show will be played in Flensburg, Northern Germany @ the "Roxy", once again with REZET-buddies "Space Chaser"!
Scroll down to the flyer below to see all dates at one glance and to read a comment by the band, taken from the official REZET Facebook...
>>> REZET announce China Tour for April this year! <<<
We worked hard to make this happen and good things come to those who wait!
It's truly rare that a Thrash Band from Germany is going there and REZET is proud to make it for 8 shows this April:
13.4.2018 BEIJING / MAO Livehouse (Thrash China Festival)
14.4.2018 ANGUO CITY / Moya Livehouse
15.4.2018 XINGTAI / Mu Livehouse
16.4.2018 XINXIANG / ARK
17.4.2018 JINCHENG / Dreaming House
19.4.2018 ZHENZHOU / 7Livehouse
20.4.2018 TAIYUAN / BOO Livehouse
21.4.2018 BEIJING / 80 Music
Looking forward to all Chinese Rezetbangers... see ya next month! "
REZET seperate from Lucas Grümmert!
The band states at the official facebook page:
we have to inform you that as of today, Lucas is no longer a part of REZET.
We have decided to go different paths and want to thank him for the past years and the work he had put into the band.
All upcoming shows will happen as planned, thanks to a dear friend of us, filling in on lead guitars (which is an honorable task in REZET) until this slot is constantly re-staffed.
Next week's show in Husum / Germany (Speicher Husum, Thrash Inferno with Berlin's finest thrashers SPACE CHACER) will be his fill in debut.
We promise to tear down every venue as always. See you all soon at the shows!"
"With Full Force" - the cult festival from East Germany - will celebrate its 25th anniversary!
To make the party even bigger, the organizers came up with some special Warm Up-events all around the country!
REZET will be headlining the party in Hamburg at the infamous "Logo" Live club on May 25th!
REZET are going to be part of the second edition of "Stars On Thrash", together with Thrash Metal icons "Flotsam and Jetsam", "Distillator" and "Thrashcan"!
The event will take place on Sunday, April 29th at the "Neushoorn" in Leeuwarden, Netherlands.
Since Holland has always been like a second home for REZET, the boys are looking very much forward to thrash the place with all BeNeLux Rezetbangers out there...
REZET will be headlining this year's edition of "RD Rock festival" in Hademarschen, Northern Germany.
The small cult festival saw its last edition in 2013 and is going to celebrate its big revival this year!
Mark the last week end of May in your calenders, REZET will be thrashin' the stage on Saturday, May 26th...
The next concert will take place at the "Speicher" in Husum, Northern Germany on Saturday, March 24th!
Interstellar Sci-Fi-Warriors in "Space Chaser" hailing from Berlin will be additional special guests that night!
Rezetbangers from the North of Germany, don't miss this and grab your TICKETS!
New music in the making!
REZET began the song writing and demo tracking of an upcoming album that is planned for later this year already!
Watch a sneak peak directly from the studio down below:
REZET to perform at WOA 2018!
The official Wacken site states: "We prepared something new: The Wasted Wednesday! Get ready for a special Thrash and Speed
attack at W:O:A 2018! And yes, one of the names on the poster is a brand-new addition to our lineup: REZET are joining Wacken!"
Other bands performing at "Wasted Wednesday" will be other scene heroes such as Toxic Holocaust, Evil Invaders, Dust Bolt and Traitor!
Make sure to purchase your tickets soon, Rezetbangers...
Tour footage II!
REZET are still thrashing European countries together with Sweden's Crossover-Skulls Dr. Living Dead! and Swiss progressive bangers Comaniac.
Have another look at "Infiltrating Europe" in this second road movie part down below!
Catch the bands at their final shows in Prague, Erfurt, Lünen and Stuttgart!
REZET are on Tour with Dr. Living Dead! and Comaniac right now and just released this footage via the band's official Facebook page:
Watch scenes on stage, behind the stage, on the bus and much more. This is the first part of an insight from "Infiltrating Europe". Stay tuned for more!
"Infiltrating Europe" starts tomorrow!
REZET will hit the road together with DR. LIVING DEAD and COMANIAC to tour thru European countries.
Watch the band do final rehearsals the last days at their official Facebook channel down below:
REZET are going to thrash Europe together with Sweden's DR. LIVING DEAD in three weeks!
Make sure to purchase your tickets and spread the word today...
25.01.2018 (DE) BERLIN / Musik und Frieden - TICKETS